Orléans City History

As a suburban area within the dynamic city of Ottawa, Orléans is conveniently located in the eastern part of the city along the beautiful Ottawa River. Within a short 16 km (10 miles) commute to the downtown Ottawa area, the area of Orléans is quickly becoming a highly coveted place to buy real estate and raise families.

Ottawa Real Estate

Unless you live without news access, then you have probably  heard someone talking about the Ottawa area's newest street novelty-the $100 Hotdog, presented by DougieDog Hot Dogs. The Vancouver based restaurant announced the latest in fast food extravagance, the world’s first $100 hot dog. Are you ready to find out what could possibly make a hotdog worth $100? And how about it, are you ready to dish out $100 for this?

[caption id="attachment_285" align="alignleft" width="304" caption="The Billings Estate Museum; the oldest frame building in Ottawa and a designated National Historic Site."]The Billings Estate Museum; the oldest frame building in Ottawa and a designated National Historic Site.[/caption]  

Ottawa Area Entertainment

The Billings Estate, located in the beautiful Ottawa real estate area, has yet another entertaining special event series scheduled for you and your family to enjoy. Every Friday in August, be sure to grab a blanket and bring the kids for an evening of Campfire and Storytelling at the Billings Estate Ottawa National Historic Site. The entertainment will include:

McKellar Park Ottawa Community

McKellar Park is home to numerous retirement homes and child care facilities, making it a wonderful community location for singles, couples, families, baby boomers, and beyond!

New Years In Ottawa, Canada

New Years is always a fun time; reminiscing stories from the past year while welcoming in a new year with friends and family is a tradition just about everyone looks forward to enjoying. If you have recently bought Ottawa area real estate, or moved to one of our Ottawa communities, then you have a long list of exciting New Years events to bring in the new year in your new home!

Goulbourn Community Goulbourn is a vibrant community made up of villages including the growing urban centres of Stittsville and Richmond, and much smaller rural villages of Munster and Ashton. All of these villages are located in the western portion of the City of Ottawa. With a total of...

Stille Nacht In Ottawa Entertainment

Enjoy an evening of traditional and lesser-known carols from local award-winning a cappella choir, The Stairwell Carollers. The Stairwell Carollers are an a cappella Ottawa choir, who sing sacred and secular renaissance music, as well as settings of traditional and new Christmas carols and this year they will be performing for the Ottawa communities. They were the winners of the 2010 OMFA provincial competition and as a non-profit group has raised over $43,000 for local Ottawa area charities,through the sale of concert tickets, CDs and cookbooks.

Ottawa Neighborhood Santa Pet Photos

Santa is coming to Ottawa's Navan Animal Rescue Corporation on Saturday, December 17th from 1pm to 5pm with a professional photographer. Come and have your pet's or kid's picture taken with Santa at the rescue centre. Part of the proceed from your photos will go to help fund animal rescues and off-set the costs involved to find homeless pets forever homes.

Chapel Hill is a family oriented community within the Orleans suburb of Ottawa, Canada that is located in the Orleans Blvd area, south of St. Joseph Blvd and north of Navan Road, with North and South Chapel Hill regions being divided by Innes Road.  Chapel Hill North is considered an Ottawa “outer-suburb” and mainly consists of single family homes nestled along the beautiful National Capital Commission Greenbelt and the surrounding pristine rural areas.

The Free Thinking Film Festival was started in 2010 in Ottawa to provide an outlet for filmmakers and moviegoers alike who are looking for an alternative to the ‘alternative’.  The Film Festival has already drawn respected attention from the traditional film festival goers, and we are excited to have such a great event taking place right in our Ottawa communities!